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Supreme Court Declines To Review "Broad" Issue-Class Ruling In Toxic Tort Case
Typically, toxic-tort plaintiffs bringing federal class actions seek class certification for their claims under Rule 23(b)(3), which determines the defendant's liability for all class members.
United States
30 Apr 2019
An Assessment And Comparison Of New TSCA And REACH
Passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, or "New Toxic Substances Control Act," introduces a number of changes to regulations for the collection and assessment of ...
European Union
11 Oct 2017
ECHA Launches Public Consultation To Identify Nine New Substances Of Very High Concern
On September 5, 2017, the European Chemicals Agency ("ECHA") launched a public consultation to identify nine new substances of very high concern ("SVHCs").
European Union
9 Oct 2017
Recent REACH Developments
Regulation 1907/2006 concerning the REACH applies to every manufacturer or importer into the EU of chemical substances on their own or in a mixture.
6 Oct 2016
Agencies Issue Joint Guidance Regarding Bulk Shipment Of Hazardous Chemicals
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration implements the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act, 49 U.S.C. § 5101 et seq., which is the primary federal statute governing the transportation of hazardous materials.
United States
27 Sep 2016
Key Changes In TSCA Reform Legislation
This Commentary flags several key changes to TSCA set forth in the Act.
United States
18 Jul 2016
European Parliament Urges Restrictions On Reauthorization Of Glyphosate
In a nonbinding resolution, members of the European Parliament ("MEP") voted for the European Commission ("EC") to renew the EU market approval for glyphosate...
European Union
11 May 2016
APHIS Proposes Amendments To Select Agent And Toxin Regulations
These changes would increase the usability of the select agent regulations as well as provide for enhanced program oversight.
United States
26 Jan 2016
OEHHA Adds Aloe Vera Extract And Goldenseal Root Powder To Prop 65 List
Effective December 4, 2015, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment ("OEHHA") added (i) aloe vera, non-decolorized whole leaf extract...
United States
22 Dec 2015
EPA Issues Final Cancellation Order For Pesticide Products Containing Sulfoxaflor
On November 12, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") issued a final cancellation order prohibiting the sale and distribution of all pesticide products containing the active ingredient sulfoxaflor.
United States
7 Dec 2015
EU Court Clarifies Notification Obligation Of SVHC In Articles
On September 10, 2015, the EU Court of Justice delivered a key decision on the concept of an "article" containing Substances of Very High Concern ("SVHC"), which are included in the Candidate List.
European Union
26 Oct 2015
EU Court Clarifies "Article" Containing SVHC But Questions Remain
On September 10, 2015, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") delivered a key decision on the concept of an "article" containing a substance of very high concern ("SVHC").
European Union
13 Oct 2015
EFSA Publishes Report Chemicals In Food
The report aims to provide certain context that is sometimes lacking when the media reports examples of chemicals detected in food.
European Union
8 May 2015
EU Classification And Labeling Rules For Mixtures Effective June 2015
On June 1, 2015, new rules take effect for the classification and labeling ("C&L") of hazardous chemicals and mixtures distributed in the European Union ("EU").
European Union
7 Apr 2015
California's Green Chemistry Regulations Formally Adopted And Approved
On August 28, the California Office of Administrative Law approved the "Safer Chemical Products" regulations developed by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control.
United States
24 Sep 2013
West Virginia And Pennsylvania Tax Policy For The Marcellus And Utica Shale Formations: Ensuing Border Wars?
In a tough economic climate where many states are cutting incentives and raising tax rates in an effort to increase revenue and close vast budget deficits, debate continues as to the extent that state and local taxation are affecting the exploration of natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica Shales.
United States
31 Jan 2012
REACH Legislation
The European Union’s Regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals ("REACH") is EU legislation with a global impact. REACH directly affects any company that manufactures chemicals in Europe, imports chemicals into Europe or uses chemicals within Europe.
United States
8 Apr 2011
PFOA Litigation: More to Come?
A Scientific Advisory Board ("SAB") to EPA recently voted to recommend that PFOA be considered a "likely" carcinogen to humans. EPA is now revisiting PFOA-related science. Environmental activists and at least one major labor union are condemning PFOA and calling for PFOA warnings to be placed on consumer products.
United States
10 Apr 2006
Taxpayer Fails to Catalyze the Tennessee Court of Appeals to Expand the Industrial Machinery Exemption
Eastman Chemical Company ("Eastman") manufactures chemical products and plastics at its plant in Kingsport, Tennessee. Eastman regularly uses three types of catalysts in its manufacturing process.
United States
14 Dec 2004
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